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MEMORIAD 2008

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Saturday, 1 November 2008 - 8:00am - Sunday, 2 November 2008 - 3:00pm
The Marmara Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey 01-02 November 2008 MEMORIAD® (World Mental Computation, Memory and Photographic Reading Olympics) consists of the following total nine sub-categories. The competitor can participate in either one category or several categories he or she chooses, and he/she can also participate in all categories. The participant is expected to mark in which categories he/she would like to participate in the application form. 1 SPEED CARDS Aim : To commit to memory and recall a deck of 52 playing cards. 2 NAMES AND FACES Aim : To commit to memory and recall as many names and surnames as possible of 99 people’s photos. 3 NUMBERS MARATHON Aim : To commit to memory as many digits (randomly consist of 10 different digits from 0 to 9) as possible from 125 lines of 40-digit numbers and recall them perfectly. 4 BINARY DIGITS Aim : To commit to memory as many binary digits (randomly consist of 2 different digits of 0 and 1) as possible from 175 lines of 30-digit binary numbers and recall them perfectly. 5 MENTAL ADDITIONS Aim : Ten mental addition of ten ten-digit numbers 6 MENTAL MULTIPLICATIONS Aim : Ten mental multiplication of two eight-digit numbers 7 MENTAL SQUARE ROOTS Aim : Extracting ten square roots from ten different six-digit numbers (Solutions with an accuracy of eight digits or up to five digits from comma). 8 MENTAL CALENDAR DATES Aim : Calculating mentally the week day of 50 Gregorian calendar dates randomly selected from the year of 1600 to 2100. 9 PHOTOGRAPHIC SPEED READING Aim : Determining the photographic reading speed and the rate of understanding of an unpublished long new text, book or booklet supplied by the committee of Memoriad organization. -------------------------------------------------------- I-) Titles and Prizes to be Given to the First Ranks in the Categories 1. The Winner of Memoriad - Speed Cards – (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 2. The Winner of Memoriad - Names and Faces - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 3. The Winner of Memoriad – Numbers Marathon - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 4. The Winner of Memoriad - Binary Digits - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 5. The Winner of Memoriad - Mental Additions - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 6. The Winner of Memoriad - Mental Multiplication - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 7. The Winner of Memoriad - Mental Square Roots - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 8. The Winner of Memoriad - Mental Calendar Dates - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) 9. The Winner of Memoriad – Photographic Reading - (Gold Medal + 1500 US$) II-) Titles and Prizes to be Given to the Second Ranks in the Categories 1. The Second Rank of Memoriad - Speed Cards – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 2. The Second Rank of Memoriad - Names and Faces – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 3. The Second Rank of Memoriad – Numbers Marathon – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 4. The Second Rank of Memoriad - Binary Digits– (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 5. The Second Rank of Memoriad - Mental Additions – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 6. The Second Rank of Memoriad - Mental Multiplications – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 7. The Second Rank of Memoriad - Mental Square Roots – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 8. The Second Rank of Memoriad - Mental Calendar Dates – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) 9. The Second Rank of Memoriad – Photographic Reading – (Silver Medal + 750 US$) III-) Titles and Prizes to be Given to the Third Ranks in the Categories 1. The Third Rank of Memoriad - Speed Cards – (Bronze Medal + 500 US$) 2. The Third Rank of Memoriad - Names and Faces – (Bronze Medal + 500 US$) 3. The Third Rank of Memoriad – Numbers Marathon – (Bronze Medal + 500 US$) 4. The Third Rank of Memoriad - Binary Digits – (Bronze Medal + 500 US$) 5. The Third Rank of Memoriad - Mental Additions – (Bronze Medal + 500 US$) 6. The Third Rank of Memoriad - Mental Multiplications – (Bronze Medal + 500 US$) 7. The Third Rank of Memoriad - Mental Square Roots – (Bronze Medal + 500 US$) 8. The Third Rank of Memoriad - Mental Calendar Dates – (Bronze + 500 US$) 9. The Third Rank of Memoriad – Photographic Reading – (Bronze + 500 US$)

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